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Lehigh Valley ParentingQ: My son just bought an iPad with preschool apps for our 8-month-old grandson. He loves it but I have read that exposure to computers and TV is not recommended before age 2. However my son says children need to learn about technology right from the...
L.A. NOWParents and physicians Tuesday sued a Central Valley school district over its high school sex education curriculum, alleging it violated state law by only teaching about abstinence and failing to include instruction about condoms and contraception....
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAlthough she had every intention of breast-feeding her firstborn son for a longer period of time, El Centro resident Hilda Olmos had to stop after just two months. A bout of bronchitis had forced her to put the activity on hold and when the time came to...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Family, Physiology, Obesity, Allergies
Maryland health officials have published final regulations to prohibit the sale of decorative bumpers that line the inside of baby cribs, making this the first state with such a ban. The regulations issued by the Maryland Department of Health and...
Maryland health officials want the state's hospitals to play a larger role in encouraging mothers to breast-feed in the crucial hours after they give birth, as growing evidence points to the health benefits of feeding babies human milk. The Maryland...
For the first two weeks of Jayden Adams' life, the little boy, born 10 weeks premature at Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, was nourished with donated human breast milk. Now six weeks old and thriving, Jayden's mother, Mandy, who lost...
For The Baltimore SunWe have a joke in my house that whenever the boys are out of sorts, we attribute it to puberty. It turns out, this might not be so funny. New research shows that boys, like girls, are reaching puberty earlier—as young as 9 in some cases. A study...
As the grainy YouTube video opens, Laura Berg announces that her 1-year-old daughter, Fireese, will demonstrate her sign language skills. Fireese stares into the video camera and sucks contemplatively on her finger, but her focus sharpens when her mom...
More than 30 years of scientific research have shown that children do best when raised by two loving, committed parents, regardless of gender. This is the conclusion reached by a comprehensive review of virtually every study on the subject conducted by...
Dr. Alice Heisler Hissey, medical director of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic who also was a consultant to city public schools, died Oct. 18 of pancreatic cancer at her Columbia home. The former Catonsville and...
Only 4 months and 4 days old, Becky Borchardt dozed off on her tummy on a couch at her child care provider's home. She never woke up. Since sudden infant death syndrome took Becky's life 21 years ago, her mother, Downers Grove resident Pam Borchardt, has...
Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- Laryngitis might once have been the worst injury a cheerleader faced. But cheerleading has become a full-on competitive sport of its own, with injuries to match. The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday issued a policy statement to try...
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